Paper Empires explores Australian book production and consumption from 1946 to the present day, using wide-ranging research, oral history and memoir to explore the worlds of book publishing, selling and reading.Interesting and accessible, Paper Empires includes everything you need to know about:The publishing industry from Allen & Unwin to HarperCollins.The retail industry from Angus and Robertson to the independents.The awards and festivals.Readers and reading: from Biggles to Australian Women's Weekly.With contributions from a who's who of the industry past and present, from Diana Gribble (McPhee Gribble) to Tony Wheeler (Lonely Planet), Paper Empires is the definitive guide to the book industry in Australia.
|Title of host publication||Paper Empires|
|Subtitle of host publication||a History of the book in Australia 1946-2005|
|Place of Publication||St Lucia|
|Publisher||The University of Queensland Press|
|Number of pages||4|
|Publication status||Published - 2006|